It’s not new to hear about distributors shelling out astronomical amounts to acquire the distribution rights of films featuring big stars. And now we hear that Kumar Mangat has apparently purchased the all India distribution rights of Rustom for Rs. 40 cr.
As for the film, Rustom that stars Akshay Kumar playing the role of the India Naval officer Rustom Pavri is apparently based on the K M Nanavati case which had created headlines decades back. Produced by Zee Studios and Kriarj Entertainment in association with Plan C Studios and Cape of Good Films, Rustom that also stars Ileana D’Souza and Esha Gupta, releases on the long weekend of August 12.